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Sources of Self-Help Movement Legitimation *

Matthew E. Archibald

in Social Movements and the Transformation of American Health Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195388299
eISBN:
9780199866519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388299.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the challenges health social movements face in their efforts to achieve legitimation—sociopolitical and cultural recognition and acceptance—from actors with vested interests ... More


Living with medicine

Sonali Shah and Mark Priestley

in Disability and social change: Private lives and public policies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427878
eISBN:
9781447302070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427878.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter looks at the role of medical institutions and medical authority in the lives of young people with physical impairments. It illustrates change in the influence of health professions over ... More


Making a Solemn Protest: Site and Services at the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition

Julie K. Brown

in Health and Medicine on Display: International Expositions in the United States, 1876-1904

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026574
eISBN:
9780262258630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026574.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the establishment of medical authority and the provision of medical services, the conditions for exposition workers, and the problems of imposing hygienic sanitation during ... More


Contested Authority: An Expert Patient Lectures the Physicians

Catherine Belling

in A Condition of Doubt: The Meanings of Hypochondria

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199892365
eISBN:
9780199950096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892365.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter expands on the idea that hypochondria results from discrepancies between doctors' and patients' expectations of medicine, and from gaps in the language used to establish and articulate ... More


“A Fine Field for Professional Improvement”: Sites and Sources of Medical Authority in the Revolutionary War

Simon Finger

in The Contagious City: The Politics of Public Health in Early Philadelphia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448935
eISBN:
9780801464003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448935.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter details the contributions of Philadelphia's medical community during the War of Independence. Throughout the conflict, disease killed far more Americans than combat; and commanders ... More


Visual Imagery and Epidemics in the Twentieth Century

Roger Cooter and Claudia Stein

in Imagining Illness: Public Health and Visual Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648221
eISBN:
9781452945958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648221.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the changing character of the visual culture of epidemics during the twentieth century to chart the rise and fall of medical authority through a close reading of a controversial ... More


The Doctor of Physic

Carole Rawcliffe

in Historians on Chaucer: The 'General Prologue' to the Canterbury Tales

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199689545
eISBN:
9780191802669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689545.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Poetry

Given the conflicting attitudes to medical knowledge and practice which existed in the Middle Ages, it is hardly surprising that the character, competence, and credentials of Chaucer’s Doctor of ... More


Unhealthy Politics: The Battle over Evidence-Based Medicine

Eric M. Patashnik, Alan S. Gerber, and Conor M. Dowling

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203225
eISBN:
9780691208565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203225.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The U.S. medical system is touted as the most advanced in the world, yet many common treatments are not based on sound science. This book sheds new light on why the government's response to this ... More


Questions of Conscience

Tine M. Gammeltoft

in Haunting Images: A Cultural Account of Selective Reproduction in Vietnam

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520278424
eISBN:
9780520958159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520278424.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the social relations of authority, obligation, and love out of which women's reproductive decisions were forged when a fetus was defined as abnormal. The chapter highlights how ... More


Conclusion

Trais Pearson

in Sovereign Necropolis: The Politics of Death in Semi-Colonial Siam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501740152
eISBN:
9781501740176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740152.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter discusses the brief rise and fall of forensic medical authority in Siam and how it might have corresponded with the arrival of a new paradigm of state consideration for the ... More


A Developing, Untidy, Methodological Pluralism

Miriam Solomon

in Making Medical Knowledge

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198732617
eISBN:
9780191796838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732617.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

The methods discussed in this book occasionally contribute to medical controversy, especially when they have contrary findings. In general, disagreement is good for science but not so good for ... More


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